KURSK, October 15 (Itar-Tass) —— After processing of 100 percent of protocols at the elections to Kursk’s municipal assembly, United Russia won having been supported by 47.51 percent of the vote, Chairperson of the city’s elections commission Elena Mikhailova said on Monday.
“As for the other political parties,” she said, “CPRF has received 21.66 percent, LDPR – 11.05 percent, A Just Russia – 9.86 percent, Communists of Russia – 2.77 percent, and Patriots of Russia – 2.66 percent.”
It was for the first time the elections in Kursk were organised by a mixed system, where 17 mandates will be given proportionally to political parties and other 17 will be distributed among single-seat electoral districts.
Out of 22 political parties, registered in the region, the elections feature seven parties – United Russia, CPRF, Patriots of Russia, A Just Russia, Communists of Russia, LDPR and Smart Russia. The ballots included also names of self-nominated candidates.
The city’s 26.6 of those eligible to vote participated in the elections.